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Plot-It-Fresh Community Garden Application

Love to garden but don’t have the space? Plant your own
vegetable garden in one of the Plot-It-Fresh Community

2023 Season Registration Dates:

Returning Gardeners: October 11, 2022

Clinton Hill Neighborhood (Newark) Residents: November 15, 2022

South Ward (Newark) Residents: December 13, 2022

All Other Newark Residents: January 3, 2023

All Other Applicants: January 31, 2023


Plots will be assigned in the order we receive applications. Applications will not be considered until after the appropriate registration date

Applications received after March 4, 2023 will be waitlisted


$15 per 4’ x 8’ plot

$8 per 4’ x 4’ plot

Cash, card, or check payments will be accepted at the Hawthorne Ave Farm or at 32 Prince Street after plots are assigned in March 2023

Please note: 4’ x 4’ plots are only available at the Smith St. garden


Contact us at or (862) 373-5114

2023 Season Important Dates:

March 2023: Plots Assigned

April 3, 2023: Garden Opens

November 13, 2023: Garden Closes 


Community Garden Application

First Name *
Last Name *
Garden Location Requested:
Address Line 1 *
City *
State/Province *
Postal Code *
Are you a new or returning PIF gardener?
If returning, would you like to keep your plot(s) from last season?
How many plots would you like to rent this season?
Please note: each gardener will only be assigned one plot until registration closes. Additional plots will be assigned based on availability.
Are you interested in sharing your plot with another gardener?
Please select the days and times that are most convenient for you to attend the garden (check all that apply):
Are you interested in leading a garden workshop next season?


Plot assignments will be released in late March 2023

Questions? Contact us at or (862) 373-5114

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